Mechanism of androgen receptor action

Gynaecology Research Unit, University Hospitals of Leicester, Victoria Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, United Kingdom.
Maturitas (Impact Factor: 2.86). 05/2009; 63(2):142-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2009.03.008
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ABSTRACT Recent research provides a much more detailed understanding of the role of the androgen receptor in normal human development and physiology, its structure, and its functioning. This review discusses genomic and non-genomic actions of the androgen receptor, as well as their co-regulators. We also explore several clinically relevant aspects of the molecular biology of the androgen receptor and its co-regulators.

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